Detroit Lakes 80 Exceptional
Detroit Lakes Livability #131 ranked city in Minnesota#3,445 ranked city in the USARanks better than 88% of areas
A+ Detroit Lakes Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
C Detroit Lakes Cost of Living Cost of living is 8% lower than Minnesota
Detroit Lakes
955% less expensive than the US average
1044% more expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Detroit Lakes cost of living
C+ Detroit Lakes Crime Total crime is 41% higher than Minnesota
Total crime
3,11121% higher than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 3321% higher than the US average
Year-over-year crime
55%Year over year crime is up
Detroit Lakes crime
D+ Detroit Lakes Employment Household income is 41% lower than Minnesota
Median household income
$37,10333% lower than the US average
Income per capita
$25,98813% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
2%54% lower than the US average
Detroit Lakes employment
C- Detroit Lakes Housing Home value is 15% lower than Minnesota
Median home value
$162,00012% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$71525% lower than the US average
Home ownership
62%2% lower than the US average
Detroit Lakes real estate or Detroit Lakes rentals
C+ Detroit Lakes Schools HS graduation rate is equal to Minnesota
High school grad. rates
89%7% higher than the US average
School test scores
53%7% higher than the US average
Student teacher ratio
11:128% lower than the US average
Detroit Lakes K-12 schools
A+ Detroit Lakes User Ratings There are a total of 2 ratings in Detroit Lakes
Overall user rating
87% 2 total ratings
User reviews rating
0% 0 total reviews
User surveys rating
87% 2 total surveys
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      Detroit Lakes transportation information

      StatisticDetroit LakesMinnesotaNational
      Average one way commute16min23min26min
      Workers who drive to work77.9%78.0%76.4%
      Workers who carpool8.7%8.7%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit1.1%3.5%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle2.7%0.8%0.6%
      Workers who walk5.9%2.8%2.8%
      Working from home3.7%5.3%4.6%
      Airports (within 30 miles of city center)0n/a8354
      Amtrak train stations (within 30 miles of city center)1 (1)7711

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      Source: The Detroit Lakes, MN data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).